[Pardus-users] question on swapfile / partition
erenoglu at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 00:17:39 EET 2009
On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 10:58 PM, Michael Austin <tuxedup at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
> I am wondering if the following is possible.
> I am going to reinstall Pardus on my eee. However the machine only has
> a 4gb internal drive. I will be installing to a 8gb sd card. I want to
> create a 500mb swap file or partition. However I only want to use this
> for suspend to disk, I do not want to swap to it during normal
> operation, only when I want to suspend.
> How would I go about doing this?
I don't know any way of enforcing this, however, what I can say is that if
you manage to keep running your programs within the limits of your installed
RAM, linux kernel won't swap it to the sd card.
I never see a swap on my system unless I run some applications requiring too
much RAM or too many applications at a time.
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